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Karnataka Tour Packages

Karnataka, the eighth largest state in India, has been ranked as the third most popular state in the country for tourism in  It is home to  of the centrally protected  in India, the largest number after Uttar Pradesh. The State Directorate of Archaeology and Museums protects an additional   and another   are yet to receive protection. Tourism centres on the ancient sculptured temples, modern cities, the hill ranges, forests and beaches. Broadly, tourism in Karnataka can be divided into four geographical regions: North Karnataka, the Hill Stations, Coastal Karnataka and South Karnataka.
North Karnataka has monuments that date back to the 5th century. Kannada empires that ruled the Deccan had their capitals here. Badami Chalukyas  are located at Pattadakal, Aihole and Badami. Aihole has been called the cradle of Indian architecture and has over  temples and  built between  and  BC. Rashtrakuta monuments at Lokapura, Bilgi and Kuknur and Kalyani Chalukyas  built in Gadag style of architecture at Lakkundi, Gadag, Itagi (in Koppal District) and the Vijayanagar empire temples at Vijayanagara are some examples. Hampi in Bellary District has ruins spread over an area of . With some  An additional three hundred  await protection. The Deccan sultanate  at Bijapur and Gulbarga show unique and discreet Hindu influences and rival the Muslim  of North India. Archeologically important locations like Sannati, Kanaganahalli in Gulbarga district have thrown more light on Buddhist centres of the 1st century BCE to 3rd century CE. The first ever statue of emperor Ashoka with his queens and a Prakrit inscription Rayo Ashoka  has been found.
 
 
 
By virtue of its varied geography and long history, Karnataka hosts numerous spots of interest for tourists. There is an array of ancient sculptured temples, modern cities, scenic hill ranges, forests and beaches. Karnataka has been ranked as the fourth most popular destination for tourism among the states of India. Karnataka has the second highest number of nationally protected monuments in India, second only to Uttar Pradesh, in addition to  protected by the State Directorate of Archaeology and Museums. Another  are yet to receive protection.
 
The districts of the Western Ghats and the southern districts of the state have popular eco-tourism locations including Kudremukh, Madikeri and Agumbe. Karnataka has  wildlife sanctuaries and five national parks. Popular among them are Bandipur National Park, Bannerghatta National Park and Nagarhole National Park. The ruins of the Vijayanagara Empire at Hampi and the monuments of Pattadakal are on the list of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites. The cave temples at Badami and the rock-cut temples at Aihole representing the Badami Chalukyan style of architecture are also popular tourist destinations. The Hoysala temples at Belur and Halebidu, which were built with Chloritic schist  are proposed UNESCO World Heritage sites. The Gol Gumbaz and Ibrahim Rauza are famous examples of the Deccan Sultanate style of architecture. The monolith of Gomateshwara Bahubali at Shravanabelagola is the tallest sculpted monolith in the world, attracting tens of thousands of pilgrims during the Mahamastakabhisheka festival.
The waterfalls of Karnataka and Kudremukh are considered by some to be among the  Natural Wonders of the World, Jog Falls is India's tallest single-tiered waterfall with Gokak Falls, Unchalli Falls, Magod Falls, Abbey Falls and Shivanasamudra Falls among other popular waterfalls.
 
Several popular beaches dot the coastline, including Murudeshwara, Gokarna, Malpe and Karwar. In addition, Karnataka is home to several places of religious importance. Several Hindu temples including the famous Udupi Sri Krishna Matha, the Marikamba Temple at Sirsi, the Kollur Mookambika Temple, the Sri Manjunatha Temple at Dharmasthala, Kukke Subramanya Temple and Sharadamba Temple at Shringeri attract pilgrims from all over India. Most of the holy sites of Lingayatism, like Kudalasangama and Basavana Bagewadi, are found in northern parts of the state. Shravanabelagola, Mudabidri and Karkala are famous for Jain history and monuments. Jainism had a stronghold in Karnataka in the early medieval period with Shravanabelagola as its most important centre. The Shettihalli Rosary Church near Shettihalli, an example of French colonial Gothic architecture, is a rare example of a Christian ruin, is a popular tourist site.
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Bangalore Nagarhole Tour

Duration : 6 Days - 5 Nights

Covered : Ranthambhore- Bangalore - Srirangapatna - Mysore – Nagarhole - Coonoor

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Wayanad & Kabini from Bangalore

Duration : 5 Days - 4 Nights

Covered : Bangalore - Mysore - Kabini - Wayanad - Calicut

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Mesmerizing Western Ghats with Mysore

Duration : 6 Days - 5 Nights

Covered : Mysore - Ooty - Kodaikanal - Coimbatore

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Bangalore Mysore Ooty Tour

Duration : 5 Days - 4 Nights

Covered : Bangalore - Mysore - Ooty - Bangalore

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Delightful Coorg with Kabini

Duration : 5 Days - 4 Nights

Covered : Bangalore - Coorg - Kabini

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